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Re: Proxying OPTIONS *

From: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2007 22:56:50 +0200
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1191272210.32334.9.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On sön, 2007-09-30 at 16:54 -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Sep 30, 2007, at 4:05 PM, Nick Kew wrote:
> 
> > RFC2616 is clear that:
> >   1.  OPTIONS * is allowed.
> >   2.  OPTIONS can be proxied.
> >
> > However, it's not clear that OPTIONS * can be proxied,
> > given that there's no natural URL representation of it (* != /*).
> 
> An absolute http request-URI with no path.

Hmm.. this was lost in RFC2616 it seems. This was mentioned in 2068
5.1.2 Request-URI, but vanished in 2616 without a trace..

Anyone remember why?

Regards
Henrik

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